I hope you all have your long-weekend knitting project lined up! As many of you know Nicola is frolicking in Iceland – knitting with Stephen West and checking out all the amazing Icelandic things, this means we are having limited hours over this long weekend!
Friday, April 18 – CLOSED
Saturday & Sunday, April 19 – 20 11am – 6pm
Monday, April 21 – CLOSED
Tuesday, April 22 – 11am – 6pm
Wednesday, April 23 – 11am – 6pm
Stitch’n’Bitch Wednesday, April 23 CANCELLED
Thursday, April 24 1-5pm
We spent a lovely day at the beach yesterday, it was such an amazing day – the boys even went in the water – but I stayed on the blanket and knit. I’m working on the Francis top right now (by designer Olga Buraya-Kefelian) such a fantastic, beautiful summer-time shirt, with a fantastic design. I’m knitting the top in our brand new yarn from Fibra Natura – Good Earth . This yarn is a 53% Cotton/47% Linen blend with 187 meters/100g. I’m knitting my Francis top in a lovely custard colour
Stop by the shop and check out all the amazing colours of this fantastic yarn!
The Good Earth is also featured in a pattern in the Spring/Summer issue of Twist Collective – check that one out here.
Hey east van crafters….this is NOT fibre related at all, but we often host things at the shop that are in the community! On Thursday night there will be an intro to Essential Oils workshop, this is a free workshop, but there is limited space so please email email@example.com if you are interested in coming! See below for more details!
Introduction to Essential Oils:
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What are essential oils?
How do you use them?
How can they positively affect those with depression, ADHD, insomnia, seizures, flu, strep throat, allergies, asthma, etc.?
How to kill MRSA & Swine Flu?
Come learn more!
Thursday, April 10th
Baaad Anna’s – 2667 E. Hastings St
Brought to you by dōTERRA Diamond Club and Holistic Health Coach Amy Glenn dōTERRA Gold IPC
Here is my finished sweater for February 2014 – I knit this one for little Joshy! It is the Fisherman’s Pullover by Veera Valimaki Definitely a favourite designer over here at Baaad Anna’s. This sweater is no exception. It is a great option for those making their first foray into sweater knitting, a great top down construction with a simple – but beautiful garter stitch panel in the front.
I knit this sweater out of the Cascade Eco + (a 100% wool 437 meters/250 gr) my go-to yarn for my kids projects! We have found ourselves doing a LOT of crab fishing this winter, and this sweater has been perfect for hanging out in Cates Park and catching crabs!
If anyone has a favourite Veera pattern please share it!
We’re going back to summer hours starting today, Wednesday, April 2
Everyday 11am – 6pm
Wednesdays 11am – 8pm
Stitch n Bitch is a FREE drop in knit/spin/crochet/felt night 6 – 8pm!
Thanks to everyone who left a comment on the Sweater – A – Month post with their 2014 fibre aspirations! We drew one lucky name out of a hat and AMANDA has won! This is her 2014 knitting challenge:
“Just want to finish more of everything. Have finished 2 pairs of socks and a sweater and am ready to start another sweater after I finish the socks I am working on.”
She has won a new set of our Knitters Pride Karbonz – “these are revolutionary needles that combine the premium quality of carbon fiber with perfectly shaped nickel plated brass tips! Carbon Fiber is ideal for knitting needles on account of its high tensile strength, light weight and comes with a surface that offers excellent control over the stitches.”
Stop by the shop – and check these out!
If you haven’t seen the newest patterns by two of my favourite local knit-wear designers, then you should stop what you are doing and check them out IMMEDIATELY!!!
Finally, a beautiful shawl from Caitlin called From Afar Caitlin suggests using the Indigo Moon worsted, Sweet Georgia Worsted or Galway Worsted for this lovely project!